• People often ask me if I feel discriminated against as a black female director. I don't. I'm actually offered a ton of stuff. But I only want to direct what I write. And I prefer to focus on black female characters. What's most important to me is to put characters up onscreen who are not perfect, but who are human and flawed.

    "Gina Prince-Bythewood: Gina the Dreamer. The 'Beyond the Lights' Interview". Interview with Kam Williams, October 21, 2014.